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Survey finds growing demand for Maine manufacturing workers

Peter Van Allen |

There are more than 850 job openings at manufacturers around the state, the Manufacturers Association of Maine reports in a new survey. The survey responses were a far cry from those of December...

Uber eyes coastal Maine expansion

Uber, the San Francisco-based ridesharing service, is beginning operations in Bar Harbor, Old Orchard Beach, Ogunquit and Kennebunk on Friday evening for a summertime...

Maine Med tops 'Common Care' rankings

Maine Medical Center in Portland is among 34 hospitals nationwide to receive the highest ranking across five categories in a new list from U.S. News & World Report.

USM names new president after first choice leaves

The University of Southern Maine has named Glenn Cummings as its new president after the university’s first choice unexpectedly dropped out.

Referendum could impact Portland project

A Portland group of residents is seeking to hold a referendum that would protect the city’s scenic views and could have a major impact on a proposed mixed-use development.

Waterboro company built tank for 'Mad Max'

Waterboro-based Howe and Howe Technologies has built a customized tank that appears in the recently released "Mad Max: Fury Road" film.

MaineToday Media announces initial layoffs

MaineToday Media, the parent company of the Portland Press Herald and other newspapers, announced five layoffs last week, according to a top union official.

Flatbread Co. to open second Maine location

The Flatbread Co. is planning to expand beyond its Maine footprint beyond Portland, with a new restaurant slated to open in Rockport this summer.

Measure could boost federal contractors in Maine

A congressional committee has accepted a measure into the defense budget bill that would expand opportunities for federal contractors in Maine, including those at Brunswick...

South Portland officials mull minimum wage hike

The South Portland City Council has begun discussions on whether to join Portland and Bangor in seeking to increase the minimum wage on a local level.